Writing Tips

Writing Tips and More:

1st 5 Pages Writing Workshop
For writers of middle grade and young adult.

Acronym Finder
Find out what any acronym, abbreviation, or initial stands for

Advanced Fiction Writing
Writing tips and more

Almost an Author
Learning the craft, publishing, and more

Anne R. Allen
From writing to marketing – great tips

Backspace
Articles on everything from writing to agents to book covers to marketing

Bestseller Labs
Writing tips and more

Better Novel Project
Writing tips from deconstructing best sellers

The Blood Red Pencil
Writing tips and more

The Book Designer
Writing tips, plus marketing, self-publishing, and more

Catherine Ryan Howard
Writing tips and more

Cec Murphy’s Writer to Writer
Christian author Cec Murphy gives commonsense tips on the basics, from writing to promotion.

The Creative Penn
Writing, marketing, and self-publishing tips

Creative Writing Now
How to write a novel, script, poetry, etc., plus prompts

Creativity Portal
Covers every type of writing from poetry to screenplays to greeting cards and beyond.

Cynthia Leitich Smith
Writing tips and resources for those who write for children

Daily Writing Tips
Grammar, punctuation, and competitions

Dan Koboldt
Science in science fiction/fact in fantasy information for authors

David Villalva
Writing tips and plot structure

diyMFA
Writing tips, classes, and more

Elizabeth S. Craig
Tips for mystery writers and beyond

The Flying Wrestler
Screenwriting tips, events, classes, and more

Free Writing Events
Large calendar of events and writing tips and services

Funds for Writers
Online resource for writers

Goins, Writer
Writing and creativity tips

Grammar Slammer
Grammar tips and information

God Checker
Database of all known gods

Google Trends
See what’s trending now

Grammar Book
Grammar tips, information, and database

The Grinder
A submission tracker and market database for writers of fiction.

Helping Writers Become Authors
Grammar, writing tips, and more

Horror Writers Association
Tips for horror writers

How to Write a Book Now
Writing tips, Q&A, and more

How to Write Shop
Writing tips, marketing, and more

Ink and Quills
Writing tips

Internet Resources
Large database of writing links and information

Jami Gold
Writer worksheets, workshops, services, and tips

Jane Friedman
Writing tips and more

Janice Hardy’s Fiction University
Tips on planning, writing, editing, and more

Jody Hedlund
Writing tips and more

Josh Vogt
Large list of writing books

Karen Woodward
Writing tips and more

Kathy Temean
Information about writing and illustrating for children

KidLit
Writing, publishing, and more for those who write for children

Kill Zone Authors
Group of authors provide writing tips, marketing tips, and more

Learn.org
List of sites for beginning and creative writers

Live Write Thrive
Writing tips from author and editor C.S. Lakin

Madness of a Modern Writer
Large list of writing articles and tips

Make A Living Writing
Freelance writing tips and more

Men With Pens
Writing tips, copy editing, website design, and more

Merriam-Webster
Dictionary and thesaurus

Michael Dellert
Writing tips, Novel Writing Challenge, and more

Mistakes Writers Make
Market news, contests, articles, and mistakes

Moody Writing
Writing tips

My Writers Circle
Forum for writers with information and critique options

Mythic Scribes
A community of fantasy writers with tips, forums, and more

No Wasted Ink
Writing tips and self-publishing resources

The Novel Factory
Writing tips for beginners

Novel Rocket
Writing tips

Novel Writing Help
Resources from writing to publishing

One Stop For Writers
A powerhouse of reference tools, descriptive thesauri, and more

Pen and Prosper
Writing tips for financial success

Penstricken
Writing tips

Plot Whisperer
Writing and plotting tips

Pro Writing Aid
Free and paid writing aids

Publetariat
Large database of writing articles

The Purple Crayon
Helpful articles on writing, illustrating, and publishing children's books

Reedsy Blog
Tips on writing, marketing, and more.

Romance University
Writing tips for romance writers

Screenwriting
Tips on writing screenplays

She Writes
A writing community for women with tips on everything from writing to blogging to getting an agent

Story Fix
Detailed writing and story structure tips

Study.com
25 Helpful Sites for Creative Writers

Verbix
Verb conjugator tool

Warrior Writers
Author Kristen Lamb offers tips on writing, marketing, and more

Wise Ink
Writing tips and more

WordDreams
Word count by genre

The Write Life
Writing and blog tips

Write it Sideways
In depth writing tips

Write Search
Search engine for writing tips

Write to Done
Writing tips and more

Writer Beware
Writing advice plus pitfalls and scams to avoid

Writer unBoxed
Writing tips and more

Writers After Dark
News, resources, and support

Writer's Digest
Writing tips, information, listings, and education

Writers Helping Writers
In depth writing tips and more

Writers in the Storm
Writing tips

Writer’s Gambit
Writing tips, plus marketing and more

Writer’s Knowledge Base
Links to thousands of articles about writing, publishing, and promoting

Writing and Illustrating
Writing tips and illustrating tricks for children’s books

Writing Forward
Writing tips

Writing World
Database of writing information, publishing tips, and a lot more

YA Highway
Detailed writing tips for YA writers and authors


For Teen Writers:

Booksie
A place to post novels, poetry, short stories, articles, and lyrics.

Figment
A great site to upload your writing, make your own cover, and let the Figment community find and fan your work.

Go Teen Writers
Writing tips for teens and more

KidPub
Books, stories, contests, and publishing for kids

NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program
NaNo for kids

Pomegranate Words
Lessons, resources, and critique services

Teen Central
Teens are encouraged to anonymously write out their feelings about anything and everything, no matter how difficult the subject matter. It's monitored by trained staff and is sponsored by KidsPeace, an organization dedicated to helping kids in crisis.

Teen Ink
Magazine, website & books written by teens since 1989

Teen Writers Club
Writing assistance and story features

Young Adult Review Network
Literary journal and community

Young Writers Online
Community and forum for young writers

Young Writers Society
A site for age 13+ writers to share fiction and poetry.


Writing Gigs:

Be a Freelance Blogger
Downloadable list of sites that pay $50 or more for blog posts

Blogging Pro
Copywriting and freelance jobs

Duotrope
Thousands of markets for fiction, poetry, and more

Freelance Writing
Top ten lists of hot topics for any subject and more

Freelance Writing Gigs
Freelance jobs and resources

Job Hero
Freelance Writing Career Guide

Freelance Writing Organization Intl.
Thousands of freelance and job listings

Funds For Writers
Tips, contests, markets, and more

Jobs Pro Blogger
Freelance blogging and writing opportunities

Journalism Jobs
Job listings for media, radio, magazines, and more

The Market List
Markets for genre writers

Media Bistro
Freelancers, book writers, copywriters, and more

Sarah Allen
List of paying gigs, submissions, and contests for writers

World Wide Freelance
Global writing markets

The Write Life
Tips, resources, and more

Writers Market
Freelancing, submissions, agents, and more


Writing Courses:

Association of Writers and Writing Programs
Programs, conferences, career advice, and more

Australian College of Journalism
Online and in-person writing courses

Class Central
List of free online writing courses

Coffeehouse for Writers
Online courses for writers

Creative Writing Now
Writing classes and free online courses

Future Learn
Introduction to Journalism, Start Writing Fiction, and other free courses.

Gotham Writers
Writing classes, both online and in New York

Open Learning
Scribble: Writing for New Writers, Australian Writers' Centre – Advanced Fiction Writing Techniques, and other free courses.

Reedsy
Free courses on writing, editing, and more.

Script Reader Pro
Online screenwriting courses

Skill Share
The Creative Writer’s Toolkit: Writing a Character Study – free.

Udemy
Secret Sauce of Great Writing – free.

Writing University
Online workshops and programs from the University of Iowa

The Writers Bureau
Home study courses

Writers Write
Writing courses, writing prompts, and more

Writer’s Digest University
Online workshops from Writer’s Digest